Marie Mellinger Collection


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Biographical Note: Marie Barlow Mellinger (1914-2006) was a teacher, naturalist, conservationist and scholar. She served as the first non-Atlanta president of the Georgia Botanical Society and authored the Atlas of Vascular Flora of Georgia. Mellinger led seminars titled "Incredible Wild Edibles" focused on wild flowers and plants suitable for eating as well as medicinal herbs. Additionally, she served as one of the plant advisors to the early Foxfire books.
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Related materials in other repositories: Marie Mellinger Collection, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library.

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